Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1009 PM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE WATERS BEFORE SUNRISE
TUESDAY. LOOK FOR NORTHERLY WINDS TO BECOME STRONG AND GUSTY IN
ITS WAKE. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY
NIGHT.

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MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1009 PM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM CDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM CDT
TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS.

* BAY WATERS...BECOMING ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1009 PM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 3 AM
CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE, 5 TO 8 FEET BEYOND 20
  NM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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